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Vietnam Motor Show 2019 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 16:47 GMT+7
Vietnam Motor Show 2019 kicks off in Ho Chi Minh City
The Vietnam Motor Show 2019 kicks off at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on October 23, 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

A total of 15 international automobile brands are showcasing their latest models at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Vietnam Motor Show (VMS) 2019 kicked off at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in District 7 on Wednesday and will last until October 27.

The 15th edition of the event, held every year since 2004, is organized by the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA) and Vehicles Importers Vietnam Association (VIVA).

A Volvo XC90 is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A Volvo XC90 is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

This year’s VMS is joined by 15 international automakers and nearly 200 brands specializing in ancillary industry, said Toru Kinoshita, chairman of the VAMA and Toyota Motor Vietnam.

The 15 brands include Audi, Ford, Jaguar, Honda, Land Rover, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, VinFast, Volkswagen, and Volvo.

An Audi automobile is presented at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
An Audi automobile is presented at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

This year sees the first time VinFast, a Vietnamese automaker run by local conglomerate Vingroup, has participated in the event.

The Vietnamese company is showcasing three of its signature models, namely the Lux SA SUV, the Lux A sedan, and the Fadil city car, at this year’s motor show.

A Honda automobile is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A Honda automobile is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A new model of Mitsubishi is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A new model of Mitsubishi is displayed at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A man tests a car at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre
A man tests a car at the Vietnam Motor Show 2019. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

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